External Touch Panel(called "ETP" below) of SNP-X protocol can be connected with FANUC
Series 16/18-model C or 16i/18i/21i(called "FS16" below).
ETP has functions that can read out/ write in from/to PMC such control signals as input
signal(X),output,signal(Y),internalrelay(R),keep relay(K),data table(D),timer(T),counter(C),
and the function is almost the same as operating panel of machine.
The remarkable function of ETP is drawing function.
Assignment between drawing and address(signal) can be specified freely.
For example, the data in data table can be set with the switch on the screen which is
designed to assign the setting of data table.
Push the switch
on the screen.
Data in data
table is set.
RS-232C serial port on main CPU board is used in FS16.
Cable-A must be based on RS-232C standard, and are prepared by customer.
FS16/18-MC/TC , FS16i/18i/21i-MA/TA
External touch panel interface
02 99/12/15 Takeuchi Addition of FS21i